You will use facts, opinion, statistics, and other forms of evidence to convince your reader that your position is the best one.
To do this, you'll collect research for your position paper and craft an outline in order to create a well-constructed argument.
Take the time to determine all the possible challenges that you might face as you support your view.
Your position paper must address the opposing view and chip away at it with counter-evidence.
Which option would work as evidence for a counter-argument?
Part 3 Quiz You’re writing a position paper which argues that countries should pass more stringent laws criminalizing the poaching of endangered animals.
You can write a great position paper by choosing your position carefully, developing your argument, drafting your paper, and revising and editing your work.
Part 2 Quiz You’re writing a position paper which argues that the legislature should force companies to pay heftier fines when they pollute.
Learning to differentiate between types of academic writing, to determine HOW a scholarly text was written and WHY it was written in that way, will allow you to better understand what you're reading and will give you a foundation upon which to build your own academic writing.
In a position paper assignment, your charge is to choose a side on a particular topic, sometimes controversial, and build up a case for your opinion or position.